Top LeT terrorist among 3 killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Baramulla
Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including commander and one of the most wanted militants Mudasir Pandit, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir.
The encounter took place in the Gund Brath area of Sopore in North Kashmir.
Pandit was wanted by security forces in many cases, including the killing of two BJP councillors and a policeman during a meeting in Sopore in March this year.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area on Sunday night following information about the presence of at least three militants, including Pandit.
“Top LeT terrorist Mudasir Pandit who was involved in the killing of three policemen, two councillors and two civilians recently and several other terror crimes got killed in Sopore encounter,” Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar tweeted.